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MSPT Iowa State Championship kicks off Friday

25 July 2017

(PRESS RELEASE) -- This weekend, the MSPT is headed to Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel in Tama, Iowa, this time for the 3rd Annual Iowa State Poker Championship.

The $1,100 buy-in, $300,000 guaranteed Main Event will kick off with Day 1A at 4 p.m. on Friday, 28 July with the plan of playing 14 levels. Day 1B will then take place at the same time on Saturday, 29 July. The remaining players from each flight will combine on Sunday, 30 July at 11 a.m. and play until a champion is crowned.

The Main Event final table will be broadcast LIVE (15-minute delay) worldwide on using RFID technology, allowing all viewers to see the hole cards. In addition, the entirety of the Main Event will be live reported in the MSPT live blog, which can be found on once the tournament begins. Simply look for the neon green button that reads "Live Updates."

Last year, John Sun topped a field of 451 entries to win the 2nd Annual Iowa State Poker Championship for $104,627.

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